RELENG_6_1 to RELENG_6_2 upgrade question
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Mon Nov 26 03:28:54 PST 2007
On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 11:20:39AM +0000, Bob Richards wrote:
> I am currently running:
> FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE-p20 #2
> After reading the docs, it appears the procedure to upgrade from 6.1 to
> 6.2 is the following:
> 1) Change: default release=cvs tag=RELENG_6_1 to tag=RELENG_6_2
> in /usr/local/etc/cvsup/cvsupfile
> 2) run cvsup /usr/local/etc/cvsup/cvsupfile to get the new base and
> kernel sources
> 3) run portsnap fetch update to update the ports tree
> 4) go through the procedure outlined in:
> This will leave me with FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE at the latest patch
> level for that release yes?
Yes. You might prefer to wait a little while longer, and go straight
to 6.3, which is on its way soon.
> I do NOT need to portupgrade -a since this is a minor version upgrade
Take a look at both /usr/src/UPDATING and /usr/ports/UPDATING before
you start - if there are any special cases, they will be noted here.
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